Student Andrea Cota presents research at national conference
Senior and Art History major Andrea Cota recently presented (virtually) her paper ”A Paradise Without God: Psychosexual Analysis of Hieronymus Bosch ‘The Garden of Earthly Delights’” at the Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium at John Hopkins University in Baltimore. The conference was conducted April 3-4, 2020.
Cota analyzed Bosch’s triptych “The Garden of Earthly Delights” using Freud’s “Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality,” specifically referencing his first essay on Sexual Aberrations. Cota focused on how Freud’s psychosexual theories and their overlap on Bosch’s religious scenes. Read her abstract here. Her adviser was Professor John Lopez.
Watch her presentation here.
The Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium provides hundreds of students across all fields of the humanities the opportunity to share their work in the professional presentation style most common to their fields. Attendees also participate in professionalization and recruitment events during the three-day symposium.